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For the 2021 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,818 students in Branford School District. Branford School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
The top ranked public schools in Branford School District are Mary R. Tisko School, John B. Sliney School and Mary T. Murphy School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Branford School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameBranford School District
School District Websitehttp://www.branford.k12.ct.us/
School District Phone Number(203) 315-7800
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CT)
# of Schools5 Schools1,030 Schools
# of Students2,818 Students519,520 Students
# of Teachers247 Teachers42,516 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1

District Comparison

Branford School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#92 out of 201 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Branford   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Branford   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Branford   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Branford   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.420.64
# of American Indian Students8 Students1,370 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students213 Students26,997 Students
% Asian Students
8%
5%
# of Hispanic Students290 Students127,608 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
25%
# of Black Students110 Students65,685 Students
% Black Students
4%
13%
# of White Students2,115 Students280,236 Students
% White Students
75%
54%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a640 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students82 Students16,984 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:9014,219
# of Students in Kindergarten:19235,897
# of Students in 1st Grade:19936,454
# of Students in 2nd Grade:18936,436
# of Students in 3rd Grade:19937,652
# of Students in 4th Grade:20838,502
# of Students in 5th Grade:23239,829
# of Students in 6th Grade:21739,247
# of Students in 7th Grade:22439,751
# of Students in 8th Grade:21639,847
# of Students in 9th Grade:19442,608
# of Students in 10th Grade:22840,348
# of Students in 11th Grade:21739,804
# of Students in 12th Grade:21338,926
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $25,024 is higher than the state median of $22,339. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,723 is higher than the state median of $20,069. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CT)
Total Revenue$71 MM$33 MM
This chart display total revenue of Branford   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$70 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Branford   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$25,024$22,339
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Branford   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$24,723$20,069
This chart display average spending per public school student in Branford   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Branford School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Mary R. Tisko School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    118 Damascus Rd.
    Branford, CT 06405
    (203) 483-1826

    Grades: PK-4 | 386 students
  • Rank: #22.
    John B. Sliney School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    23 Eades St.
    Branford, CT 06405
    (203) 481-5386

    Grades: PK-4 | 303 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Mary T. Murphy School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    14 Brushy Plain Rd.
    Branford, CT 06405
    (203) 483-1832

    Grades: PK-4 | 388 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Branford High School Math: 43% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    185 East Main St.
    Branford, CT 06405
    (203) 488-7291

    Grades: 9-12 | 852 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Francis Walsh Intermediate School Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    185 Damascus Rd.
    Branford, CT 06405
    (203) 488-8317

    Grades: 5-8 | 889 students
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